Identity through history

living stories in a Solomon Islands society by Geoffrey M. White

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York

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  • Santa Isabel Island (Solomon Islands),
  • Solomon Islands,
  • Santa Isabel Island.,
  • Santa Isabel Island
  • Subjects:

    • Ethnology -- Solomon Islands -- Santa Isabel Island.,
    • Ethnicity -- Solomon Islands -- Santa Isabel Island.,
    • Missions -- Solomon Islands -- Santa Isabel Island -- History.,
    • Oral tradition -- Solomon Islands -- Santa Isabel Island.,
    • Santa Isabel Island (Solomon Islands) -- Religious life and customs.,
    • Santa Isabel Island (Solomon Islands) -- History.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references ( p. [257]-264) and index.

      StatementGeoffrey M. White.
      SeriesCambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ;, 83
      LC ClassificationsGN671.S6 W45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1867393M
      ISBN 100521401720
      LC Control Number90025590

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